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1 hr ago | Common Dreams
In front of the Rana Plaza site, Abdur Rahman holds a photo of his wife, Cahyna Akhter, who was killed there.
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2 hrs ago | OpEdNews
Between the anti-Russian propaganda pouring forth from the Obama administration and the deeply biased coverage from the U.S. news media, the American people are being prepared to accept and perhaps even cheer a massacre of eastern Ukrainians who have risen up against the coup regime in Kiev.
7 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
Last Thursday, police arrested 53-year-old Lybette Dunn on charges of trespassing, and obstructing traffic by standing in the road.
Until the 1980s, corporate CEOs were paid, on average, 30 times what their typical worker was paid.
Proving the ragged hateful fringes of the country live on, Pennsylvania residents beset by a rash of burglaries woke up to flyers announcing a new neighborhood watch program launched by helpful members of the Traditionalist American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, complete with 24-hour Klan Line.
A 24-year-old mother in Utah has been charged with a second-degree felony based on accusations that she endangered her child by using methamphetamine while pregnant, according to the Salt Lake Tribune .
Democratic Maryland gubernatorial candidate Douglas Gansler on Monday disparaged his primary opponent's service in Iraq, criticizing him as "somebody who has never managed anybody, never run anything."
The Republican Governors Association "goes there" with my absolute least-favorite attack ad topic of all time: criticizing criminal defense attorneys for their work representing clients.
In a head-to-head matchup, Governor Andrew Cuomo continues to hold a better than two-to-one lead over Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, 58-28 percent .
Last Friday, an avalanche on Mount Everest killed at least 13 Sherpas, members of an ethnic group that work on the mountain to secure safety equipment, carry supplies, and help climbers who are trying to reach the peak.
Clapper's directive is agnostic about the classification status of information his spies, analysts and technical specialists might communicate with the media.
Despite a recent poll showing he leads two candidates who were invited, David Curtis gets snubbed by press group, and he's not happy... Barry Goldwater, the GOP's most conservative Presidential nominee ever, was a leftist, tree-hugging, Big Govt environmentalist whacko hell-bent on destroying the economy... Will Democrats continue to run scared, or ... (more)
Volunteers construct an environmentally friendly home for Central Valley Habitat for Humanity.
"If the ideas that rule our culture are stopping us from saving ourselves," says author and activist, "then it is within our power to change those ideas."
A Cook County sheriff's office correctional officer apparently shot to death his wife, a Chicago police officer, Sunday morning before turning the gun on himself, authorities said.
Monday Boston responded with its vigorous spirit of community and transcendence to the cowardly terrorism that marred the Boston Marathon in 2013, coming out in record numbers for the 2014 event.
There is a brutal conundrum at the heart of the fight against catastrophic climate change: when people grasp just how dire things are, they're as likely to hunker down as to rise up.